Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
852 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

LAZ034-035-MSZ068-021445-
WEST FELICIANA-POINTE COUPEE-WILKINSON-
852 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN WEST FELICIANA...
NORTH CENTRAL POINTE COUPEE PARISHES IN SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA AND
WILKINSON COUNTIES...

AT 851 AM CDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 7 MILES SOUTH OF
FORT ADAMS...OR 15 MILES EAST OF SIMMESPORT...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35
MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH AND DIME SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
WOODVILLE...DOLOROSA AND FORT ADAMS.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY CAUSE
LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO
STATIONS AND AVAILABLE TELEVISION STATIONS FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

LAT...LON 3127 9108 3087 9152 3092 9168 3103 9165
      3101 9165 3100 9163 3102 9158 3104 9156
      3107 9156 3111 9162 3118 9159 3121 9159
      3124 9155 3123 9153 3122 9153 3123 9149
      3126 9148 3128 9150 3129 9147 3132 9146
TIME...MOT...LOC 1351Z 217DEG 30KT 3098 9156

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